London 2012 - The Keirin race is unique because riders follow a motorised pace bike who leaves the track just over 600 metres before the finish. Here the riders start the gold medal race as the motor bike arrives.
London 2012 - After the pace bike pulls off, Sir Chris Hoy revs up to win an exciting gold medal race in the men’s keirin.
London 2012 - The women’s omnium consists of six events, but the podium consists of three winners: Australia’s Annette Edmondson in bronze, Sarah Hammer of the USA in silver, and Laura Trott in gold for Great Britain.
London 2012 - Laura Trott mixes with other riders third during the scratch race in the women’s omnium track cycling event.
London 2012 - Kristina Vogel of Germany watches and waits for her sprint competitor to make her move. The rider in first position is at a disadvantage to the surprise attacks from behind.
London 2012 - Australia’s Anna Meares wins the gold in women’s sprint defeating Victoria Pendleton of Great Britain.